Pronunciation: (in-strukt'),[key] —v.t. 1. to furnish with knowledge, esp. by a systematic method; teach; train; educate.
2. to furnish with orders or directions; direct; order; command: The doctor instructed me to diet. 3. to furnish with information; inform; apprise.
4. Law.(of a judge) to guide (a jury) by outlining the legal principles involved in the case under consideration.